Shopkeepers and I enjoying sheesha
After a very precarious ride in a minivan with a dozen other people crammed into it, we arrived at this pleasant café on the outskirts of Cairo where we enjoyed coffee and sheesha.
At the café
Me sitting outside the café entrance
Time to head back to downtown Cairo
Great backdrop for a football pitch!
My guide to the Pyramids
Exploring one of the tombs
Don’t go too close, they bite!
Now considered to be naturally formed by desert winds with human intervention required to chisel out the face.
Pyramids at Giza Plateau
Necropolis and Great Pyramid
Sunlight into dark passageway
Fat columns at Saqqara
Close-up of Saqqara Pyramid
The Pyramid of Saqqara
Security official on camel
Massive hole in ground at Saqqara
Great Causeway at Saqqara
Hieroglyphics on stonework
Lonely hut by Saqqara pyramids
Palm trees stretching to distant Cairo
The inside of the taxi!
Dog on the streets of Memphis
Ramses II statue at Memphis Museum
Rich agriculture near the Nile
My guide’s friend and daughter
Moses the Camel
Looking towards Cairo from Giza
I do look ridiculous with this!
Bottled scent for sale – very strong!
Papyrus paper maker
This woman tried her absolute best to sell me papyrus art. But she failed!
View of Cairo from sky
View of Cairo suburb from sky